Monday, July 22, 2013

Summer 2013: Feed Your Travel Bug


Summer 2013: Feed Your Travel Bug


I have been noticing a growing number of people asking for travel diaries, travelogues, and in general books about going places. Now apparently Dewey did not see fit to include a travelogue section when created his decimal system. So in an effort to meet the needs of our patrons, I have composed a top 15 list of travel books.

Cockpit confidential : Everything you Need to Know About Air Travel : Questions, Answers, & Reflections by Patrick Smith

Adrift : Seventy-Six Days Lost at Sea by Steven Callahan

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer


A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail / Bill Bryson

Walden on Wheels: On the Open Road from Debt to Freedom by Ken Ilgunas.

The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey by Candice Millard.

The Last Train to Zona Verde: My Ultimate African Safari by Paul Theroux


Travels with Charley: In Search of America by John Steinbeck

Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time by Mark Adams

Italian Ways: On and Off the Rails from Milan to Palermo by Tim Parks

Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal by Conor Grennan

The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World's Most Glorious and Perplexing City by David Lebovitz

The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific by J. Maarten Troost.

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